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Organic Chemistry II

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Description: This course further elaborates functional groups with emphasis on alcohols, phenols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, amides, esters, amines, and carboxylic acids once the nature and reactivity of these functional groups is understood, important biological examples will be stressed and elaborated. Biochemistry, particularly the properties and metabolism of biological macromolecules such as nucleic acids, lipids, and proteins will be introduced.

The course will continue a review of some of the major concepts in organic chemistry, building upon the knowledge of the prerequisite courses. A vocabulary of synthetic techniques will be developed, some deriving from natural processes, some developed by man. Enolate chemistry will be reviewed, as well as Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution. The Grignard and Wittig reactions will be discussed. Free radical chemistry will be introduced. An introduction to various forms of spectroscopy and spectrometry will be offered. The goal of the course will be to understand organic synthesis as performed in industry and to be capable of reviewing a total synthesis in the scientific literature.

Registration for in-classroom or hybrid course offerings include lecture (OCHM316) and lab (OCHM316L).

Upcoming In-Classroom Course Offerings (Lecture and Lab):
Nov 16, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 (Saturday/Sunday)

Upcoming Hybrid Course Offerings (Lecture Online with 4-day Intensive In-Classroom Lab):
Nov 14, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 (in-classroom lab MTW 12/2 through 12/4 (8am-5pm), Thursday 12/5 (8am-10:30am))

Highly Recommended Prerequisite: Organic Chemistry I (OCHM311 and OCHM311L) or equivalent
Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 0 (online lecture only) or 30 (in-classroom and hybrid)
Total Units: 3 (online lecture only) or 4 (in-classroom or hybrid courses that include lab)
Course Format: Accelerated Science Courses take place in 4 or 5 weeks. Classes and laboratories are offered in many formats such as daytime, nights, weekends, in-classroom, hybrid (classroom and online), and 100% online. All courses repeat regularly, giving many opportunities to complete the course(s) you need.

Classes fill quickly, so please do not wait to apply. Students are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. All courses are listed in SCU publications and the application regardless of the current number of registrants. Registration is not confirmed until an email is sent. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please confirm registration by emailing [email protected].

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